Optimal Time for Delivery of a Survivorship Care Plan

Which of the following roles best describes you?: 
Clinician or Health Care Provider
Category: 
Survivorship
What topic area best fits your question?: 
Survivorship Care Plans
What is your question?: 

What is the optimal time for delivering a SCP?

 

Answer: 

The optimal timing of delivering is within one year of the diagnosis of cancer and no later than six months after completion of adjuvant therapy (other than long-term hormonal therapy). The requirements to have a care plan delivered is extended to 18-months from diagnosis for patients receiving long-term hormonal therapy.

Respondent Name: 
Nina Miller
Respondent Profession: 
Cancer Liaison Initiatives Manager, ACOS